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Keyboard Skills - PERF5030

Year - 2019

Students will learn processes for score reduction, and transposition to the keyboard (piano). Enhancement of the score learning process, broadening of repertoire and understanding of composers' orchestral styles will be attained through selection of material.

Classes
2 hours seminar/week.

Assessment
Ongoing assessment of student work (100%). Ongoing assessment of student work (100%). As this class is Mandatory for Masters in Conducting, students without any keyboard skills will be auditors, and be required to submit an essay of 6000 words, outlining the skills that have been taught.

Additional information
This unit is only available for students enrolled in Masters of Music Studies (Conducting).

Assumed knowledge
It is advantageous for the student to have functional keyboard skills, familiarity with transpositions and clefs along with well-developed score reading skills

Details

Faculty: Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: Conducting
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Sydney
Faculty: Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Semester 2

05 Aug 2019

Department/School: Conducting
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2019
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Sydney
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Stephen Mould
HECS Band: 1
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